Abbreviation FT / PT

Information Technology in Education is a multi-faceted field of study which combines learning theories, change-management principles, learning technology, research methods, and pedagogical strategies.  Business organizations (such as multimedia publishers, banks, and corporate training centres), universities, and schools are frequently in need of skilled professionals in applications of information technology in educational and training contexts. 

The Master of Science in Information Technology in Education [MSc(ITE)] is intended for professionals involved in staff development and corporate training, multimedia designers, digital video producers, instructional designers, publishers, software developers, school teachers and other education professionals with strong interest in ITE, school administrators, technology coordinators and any other professional with an interest in expanding their education background, practice and knowledge of technology applications in education.

The MSc(ITE) has a modular programme structure, including taught courses and an optional dissertation.

The programme extends over one academic year of full-time study or between two and four years of part-time study. There will be three terms in each academic year. The three terms will begin in September, January and June.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (one year)
Part Time (minimum two years, maximum four years, with classes on weekday evenings and/or Saturday afternoons)

Medium of Instruction
Programme Entrance Requirements
  1. A Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;
  2. A candidate seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English shall satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to high degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b):

a) a score of 550 or above (paper-based test) or 80 or above (internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) #; or
b) a minimum overall band of 6 with no sub-test lower than 5.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) #;
# For admission, only TOEFL or IELTS scores recorded in the two years before the date of application will be considered.

3. Satisfy the examiners in a qualifying examination, if required.

Programme Admissions Advisor

Dr Timothy Hew Khe Foon

Tel: 2241 5856
Fax: 2517 0075